because ART makes us more human
The neueKUNSTschule -newARTschool is in the process of expanding it's activities with international courses and seminars in Germany, Israel, China and USA. This Website is intended to give an overview ofcourses, workshops and lectures which will be given in the US.
A series of events in Portland Oregon
Two Painting workshops and five public talks.
Feeling and Tonality,
Painting as Awaking to the Reality of the Contemporary Soul.
A Painting Workshop using Egg Tempera and two public talks.
Today, late-Capitalism and its supporting theories dominate the cultural landscape, including society's approach to art. What if we could find a totally different way to think about art, craft, design, and objects in general? What changes when we dare to look at the world differently?
Through looking at artistic examples we will evolve an imaginative and concrete understanding of the coming Mysteries of the Human Will.
An Egg Tempera painting workshop
Intentions are always based on mental images, which are constructed on our past experiences. How can something new come into being if all what we intend is "past-oriented“, or in other words a "good idea“?
A phenomenology of Color-Experience in the age of photography and screens, observed through the development of painting in the 20th and 21st century.
Following art history from Egypt to Greece and through European Renaissance, Zvi Szir explores how we arrived at Contemporary Art. What does this progression tell us about our consciousness? Have we arrived at the end of art--or a new beginning?
An intensive eight-day workshop in egg-tempera. Learn painting techniques and explore the various possibilities they offer while at the same time diving deeper into the mysteries of Color and their place in our consciousness. The exercises and explorations that will be offered are a facet of the 18 years of work and research from the neueKUNSTschule (newARTschool) in Basel, Switzerland.
This course is recommended for everyone interested in art and anthroposophy, for painters (young and old), for teachers, who might discover new ways to work with children, for artists from every other discipline who have interests in color, and for anyone who has an intensive interest in the reality of the inner life.
Can art become a healing force for our world? A spiritual-scientific understanding of art, rooted in the human being may be a key to setting healing impulses in motion. What does it look like when we dare to believe in the curative power of art?
Rudolf Steiner speaks about“The Royal Social Art" of the future. The artist Joseph Beuys coined the term “Social Sculpture”. What is the difference between Art, Activism and the Future Social Art? How does Anthroposophy pave the way for a Threefold Social Order rooted in an artistic approach to society and reality?